One trapped after car crashes over embankment in Port Orchard

Posted on Thursday, August 5th, 2021 at 8:56 am    

KITSAP COUNTY, WA — One person was trapped Wednesday evening after a single-vehicle crash that caused the car to travel over an embankment and into a lake in Port Orchard., according to KOMO News.

Crews with South Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded to the incident near the intersection of Phillips Road Southeast and Southeast Emelia Lane at around 5:00 p.m.

It was not immediate clear what led up to the crash, but crews worked to stabilize the vehicle before performing an extended extrication to rescue one person who was trapped inside.

Shortly after 7:00 p.m., SK Fire and Rescue reported the passenger had been safely removed from the vehicle and was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The road was closed for the duration of the rescue. No further updates or information have been disclosed at this time on the cause of the crash.

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